Chemin de Soissons, Chateau-Thiery (Lamarck collection) (Eocene of France)

Where: France (49.1° N, 3.4° E: paleocoordinates 44.5° N, 0.7° E)

• coordinate based on nearby landmark

• outcrop-level geographic resolution

When: Ypresian (56.0 - 47.8 Ma)

• Apparently Sparnacian (early Ypresian) according to later publications

• group of beds-level stratigraphic resolution

Environment/lithology: lacustrine; unlithified, calcareous siltstone

• Presumably freshwater due to association with peat
• Bed of marly silt between two beds of pyritic peat

Size class: macrofossils

Collected by Poiret; reposited in the MNHN

• Repository: Lamarck collection (some Lamarck types are at MNHN Paris, but other parts of his collection are at the Musée d'Histoire Naturelle Genève)

Primary reference: J. B. Lamarck. 1804. Suite des mémoires sur les fossiles des environs de Paris. Annales du Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle 4:289-298 [M. Clapham/M. Clapham]more details

Purpose of describing collection: taxonomic analysis

PaleoDB collection 184161: authorized by Matthew Clapham, entered by Matthew Clapham on 04.02.2017

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Taxonomic list

Bulimus antidiluvianus n. sp. Poiret 1801 snail